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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

BIOL 7280 - The Genetic Basis of Behavior

This course studies behavior paradigms in model animals and the modern genetic tools used study and dissect the circuits underlying them. Can an animal as simple as a fly or mouse learn simple tasks, show appetitive behaviors and cravings, and inform studies of human addiction? Readings from classic and current literature will show the historical context of this field and develop critical reading skills.

Credits: 3